Monday, May 20, 2019 - 11:45
Hawkesworth - Additional Services Assists Growth
Hawkesworth Appliance Testing are proud to be entering our third year offering additional services throughout the UK. These services comprise of EICR Testing otherwise known as Fixed Wiring, Thermal Imaging, Fire Risk Assessments, Fire Alarm Testing and Emergency Lighting which have complemented our Portable Appliance Testing portfolio.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 11:50
Apple recalls UK plug adapters over electric shock risk
Apple customers using old plug adapters have been told to return them to the company after a number of electric shock incidents. The three-pronged AC wall plug adapters have been designed primarily for use in the UK, Singapore, and Hong Kong. Versions of these adapters, shipped from 2003 to 2010 with both Mac and iOS devices, have been breaking and creating a risk of electric shock.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 14:40
Beware Of Dodgy Phone Chargers – Watchdog Investigation c/o Electrical Safety First
We recently teamed up with BBC Watchdog to investigate high street stores and online marketplaces to find and put dangerous phone chargers to the test. Our results found that many of these retailers were selling substandard chargers that could potentially harm your phone and even lead to electric shocks.
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 10:00
Is There A Silent Killer Lurking In Your Home?
Do you register your electrical appliances? If not, you could be living in a home where a disaster is hiding in plain sight just waiting to happen. The shocking truth is, an average of two thirds of Brits’ electrical products aren’t registered with the manufacturer. These include dishwashers, tumble dryers, fridges etc.